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Displaced Sunni people, who fled the violence in the city of Ramadi, arrive at the outskirts of Baghdad

Can the U.S. stop the Islamic State?

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Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) won several victories this week, raising U.S. concerns that the extremist group’s influence may be growing beyond control. Continue reading

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Iraq asks for more U.S. help after loss of major city

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Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) captured the city of Ramadi over the weekend, prompting the Iraqi government to ask for increased U.S. military airstrikes and help from fighters supported by Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. Continue reading

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Anti-Radicalization Task Force aims to reengage Danish youth

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Denmark is debating how to prevent the radicalization of young people as Islamic extremism gains a greater foothold in Europe. Continue reading

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Texas shooting raises questions about Islamic State in the U.S.

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The Islamic State (ISIL) claimed responsibility for an attack in Garland, Texas, that ended in the death of two gunmen on Sunday. Continue reading

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Somali filmmaker counters terrorist propaganda with cartoons

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A Minnesota filmmaker is countering propaganda from terrorist groups with a series of videos aimed at young Somali Muslims who could be targets for recruitment. Continue reading

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